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Scinax melloi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the Serra dos Orgãos in south-eastern Brazil, at about 1,200m asl. There has not been sampling outside its range, so it might have a wider distribution than is currently known.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on vegetation near waterbodies in clearings in primary and secondary forest, but has not been recorded outside forest. It breeds in bromeliads, and the larvae develop inside these.

Population

It is very common within its very small range.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

If it is found to occur outside its known range within a protected area it might be threatened by habitat loss or degradation.

Conservation Actions

The known range of this species is wholly within Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgãos.

Citation

Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Scinax melloi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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